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HR platform company Employment Hero has announced a new marketing director to help lead the company through its transition into a COVID-19 resource service.  Employment Hero raised millions to develop and sell its cloud based payroll and benefits management tools but says it has now “pivoted its business model” to

Plot twists in the TikTok saga continue to emerge daily, with a proposed deal to secure the future of the video sharing platform in the United States now in doubt. Under the deal — which US President Donald Trump initially approved but now may not — US computer tech firm

From deep fakes to brand impersonations CMOs and enterprise risk leaders must ask themselves this question: Why are social media platforms getting a hall pass on digital risk? Instead of managing social media risk, we have seen enterprises boycott various social media platforms. However, a pause in spending is far

Almost all Australians want more control and choice over the collection and use of their data as trust in organisations to handle personal information continues to decline. That’s one of the key takeaways from the national privacy regulator’s major survey, released today, as it prepares to reshape Australia’s laws for

Australian and New Zealand businesses are planning for up to three years of COVID disruption. That’s a key finding from the   2020 Beyond Disruption Business Pulse study released by  DXC Technology this morning and Telsyte. The researchers sought the views of  600 Australian and New Zealand business leaders including CEOs, COOs, managers,

Alibaba Cloud, the digital technologies arm of Alibaba Group, unveiled a series of innovative products at its 12th annual Apsara Conference, saying it wants to help people adapt to the more digitised world and accelerate customers’ digital transformation during and after the pandemic. The Chinese tech giant revealed its first

Half of the energy utilised by the Queensland University of Technology will be produced from renewable solar sources until at least 2028, after the institution signed a contract with the Columboola Solar Farm, which is being built between Miles and Chinchilla. According to QUT Vice-Chancellor Professor Margaret Sheil, this new

UNSW Sydney and Cisco announced a new position: a Research Chair in Digital Transport. The role is designed to accelerate innovation within the transport sector. That innovation is being driven by the demands of a growing population, changing travel patterns, and increasing urbanisation. The parties say the initiative extends the

Facebook will not appear at a Senate inquiry into foreign interference through social media on Friday despite having previously confirmed it would front up. The tech giant says it is a “scheduling issue” and has asked to instead give evidence after the upcoming US presidential election. The Australian Senate is

Rare earths are critical to the production of smartphones, computer memory, and rechargeable batteries, making them a core component of the world’s digital infrastructure. However, China’s dominance of the sector has revealed weaknesses in the supply chain — especially after COVID exposed vulnerabilities around the world for all kinds of